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Jul 24, 2011 11:00pm PDT
haener. the recently resigned and arrested ceo of murdoch's british operations, reporter allen turnock tells us more about the man who is in the middle of a media giant under fire. >> reporter: murdoch's biggest love has been the newspaper business say those who knew him. he demanded dramatic story, telling his reporters we will never be boring. and checks in with his editors. >> he's passionate about his newspapers. along with that passion comes an involvement in the day-to- day operations of his papers. particularly his biggest ones. >> reporter: murdoch's ambitions began in his native australia, inheriting his father's newspaper business. even started the australian a nationwide paper and aggressively used them to support politicians he favored. news of the world followed by desant both of which he pushed to a new level of sensationism. >> topples girls on page six became a murdoch creation. >> reporter: he was as tough as his headlines. >> he was the man who became the print unions. >> reporter: checkbook journalism, paying for stories was a regular practice that paid paid dividen
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >> a protesters causes -- a protesters causes a ruckus while rupert murdoch is being grilled. >>> drives on the san mateo county coast will have to wait a little longer to use the devil's slide bypass tunnel. the $350 million connick struction project is more than a year -- construction project is more nan a year behind schedule and overbudget. according to caltrans, crews have encountered soil movement and that's caused extra work. caltrans had hoped to have the work completed this year but the extra work will delay the opening until the end of next year. the deslay also pushing the cause higher but caltrans is not saying by how much. >>> the investigate is -- the investigation is underway to a home on star avenue where there was a fire. old clothes and other items fueled the flame. it damage is estimated at $100,000 -- the damage is estimated at $100,000. >>> it's been a busy day for media mogul rupert murdoch and james murdoch. the younger murdoch did most of the talking. the 0-year-old murdoch said he was shocked -- the 80-year-old murdoch said he was shocked, appalled and ashamed. h
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am PDT
if there are good operations below him. >>> happening now, rupert murdoch and his son names are being grilled by pairly month in -- pairliment in london about the "news of the word" phone scandal. rupe pert murdoch called today the most humbling day of his life. we're monitoring the hearing and will bring you more testimony in a live report coming up at 7:15. >>> a multi-million dollar construction project on the peninsula is now behind schedule and the project now could cost millions more. jade hernandez is live in pacifica with more on this story story. >> reporter: we're live along highway 1 in pacifica. i -- just count road drivers hit devil's slide. we can't show you this at this hour but we can show you the road that the crews have been trying to complete it since 2007, the work that's now been delayed for more than a year. back in october this project was four weeks ahead of schedule. caltrans has not announced by how much. this vast project includes construction to tunnels, approaching road revisions south of the tunnels, equipment buildings and an office building. devil's slide was
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 5:00pm PDT
arguing that it will hurt senior citizens. >>> murdoch his son and former editor of the paper testified before the parliament. coming up at 5:20, hear from the media mogul on who he thinks should be held respondent. and a surprising moment, what someone threw at murdoch. >>> the state attorney general's office yesterday approved amazon's petition for a referendum. amazon is back in the efforts to repeal the law which forces online retailer to collect california sales tax. the law expanded what it means to be quote engaged in business in california. >>> after 40 years of selling books, borders is preparing for it's final chapter. borders can be closing its last stores. it couldn't find a buyer so the chain is set to go to bankruptcy court thursday to ask for permission to start liquidating its assets. the closure means 11,000 people will soon be out of a job. >>> stocks staged a big rally today on wall street giving the dow it's largest one day jump so far this year. the gains came amongst optimist that a bipartisan deal will be reached to raise the country's debt limit. several companie
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm PDT
murdoch on the hot seat. why one person was detained. >>> and it was supposed to open this year. we're learning why the devil slide tunnel project is now running months behind schedule. ♪ ♪ free access to chase atm's wherever you are. that's a step forward. chase customers can avoid atm fees with over 16,000 nationwide. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> media mogul murdoch faced tough questions from british politicians about the phone hacking scandal that has captivated the country. reporter emily smith tells us why murdoch says he is not guilty personally responsible for what happened. >> reporter: members of parliament did not give rupert murdoch a chance for opening statements. but it did not stop him. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> reporter: lawmakers honed in on what murdoch and son james who also testified may have known about phone hacking accusations. including murder victims, politicians and celebrities. murdoch's answer he had no knowledge of hacking or of payments paid to hacking victims. >> would you say you are responsible for all this
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >>> more fallout from the phone hacking scandal. one of murdoch's top executive's resigns. >>> this is a look at 237 near milpitas traffic is looking good in the south bay. i will show you more traffic hot spots coming up. >>> good morning, if you are looking for a big warmup on the weekend, it's not going to happen. temperatures are relatively cool. slightly warmer sunday and another cool down monday. >>> welcome become. good morning, to you. here's a look at the top stories we following for you right now at 5:44. oakland fruitvale district will be blanketed with crime cameras. 30 high-definition cameras are being installed there to keep a watchful eye on the trouble spots. >>> two oakland families out of their homes after a late night fire. the flames ripped through this victorian home that split into several units. firefighters managed to get the flames under control in a couple minutes. >>> at 8:00 this morning president obama has called a news conference. he will give us an update on the debt ceiling negotiations. he told congressional leaders go back and talk to your
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 10:00pm PDT
hacking scandal involving rupurt murdoch. a report says news corp is considering replacing murdoch. also the assistant commissioner of scotland yard resigned one day after his boss quit. also the former news of the world reporter who blew the whistle was found dead. hackers took aim as well focusing on the sun and shutting down the london times. murdoch will be questioned tomorrow and sources say that the decision to replace him may depend on his performance. the scandal caused him to close the news of the world. the former head of the paper rebecca brooks is also supposed to be questioned. brooks has the editor when the alleged hacking of a murder victim's phone happened. >> a lot is riding on tomorrow's testimony. murdoch, his son scheduled to appear. how the scandal may affect his united states holdings. >> reporter: one did he or his top executives know of or condone the illegal hacking and two did the company illegally influence the british police investigation? the former united states attorney said practices law applies plays the parent of fox is american. >> prohibits america
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >>> the phone hacking scandal continues for rupert murdoch and news corps. london police arrested rebekah brooks today. brooks led murdoch's news international division, until this past friday when she resigned. she is facing charges for phone hackings that targeted celebrities, the families of 9/11 victims, as well as the royal family. rupert murdoch took out full page ads yesterday, saying we are sorry for the scandal. even more ads today, saying the company will assist the ongoing police investigation. >> british public is engaged sh and i think where they're really concerned about is whether or not the american public is engaged. if that ever happened then yeah, you really should start writing news corps's obituaries. >> the hacking scandal has already brought down one of rupert murdochs executives in the united states. les hinten redesigned on friday. he worked for murdoch in britain when the phone hacking allegedly took place. the committee in charge of making sure all dow jones -- >>> a gunshot victim hopes the spare the life of a man who pulled the trigger. the shooting left him partiall
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 4:30am PDT
a three-hour grueling yesterday. murdoch said he was unaware of any wrong doing. a man tried to hurl a plate of shaving -- all of that after murdoch was questioned about whether the hacking included 9/11 victims. >> we have seen no evidence of that at all and as far as we know the fbi haven't either. >> we are just learning a british judge has allowed actor hugh grant to see if his voice mails were revealed. >>> a federal court has overturned two felony acquittals of a man urging people top shoot barack obama before he was president. his messages were quote dangerous but were also protected free speech. prosecutors could ask for a rehearing by the court of appeals. >>> in a few hours the senate committee will hold a hearing on a proposal to repeal the federal defense of marriage act. it would give married same sex couples the same benefits. yesterday the white house -- >>> sunday is the same day -- so many people want to get married on that day in new york city. mayor michael bloomberg announced a lottery has been set up. 764 couples will be set to get married at the five clerk offic
FOX
Jul 22, 2011 4:30am PDT
was asking the police to investigate a plame contradicting james murdoch's testimony to a parliamentary committee. they testified on tuesday. both men said they didn't know about the widespread phone hacking going on at the news of the world tabloid. but two former news international executives told murdoch about the extent of the phone hacking in 2008. >>> there's a new space raceunder way, even if it doesn't seem to include the u.s. the landing of the space shuttle atlantis brings the end to the space shuttle program. but russia, china and the european space agency are looking to put more people in space. most are decades behind the u.s., but a few countries are looking to be the first to put humans on mars. >>> congress may pass a bill by the end of the day to avoid a partial shut down of the aviation administration. plane was still fly and air traffic controllers could still work. republicans and democrats are at odds over three issues with the bill, funding for flights to rural airports, the number of flights that should be allowed at washington's regan airport and union restrictio
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am PDT
rocked murdoch's immediate empire. david cameron defended his decision to hire andy coleson. meantime news corp announced new this morning it has terminated payments to an investigator in that scandal. >>> there was drama during yesterday's three hour grilling of murdoch. a man actually tried to hurl a plate of shaving foam at the news corp ceo. but guess what happened? murdoch's wife jumped up and punched the man. a facebook page has been created for fans of mrs. murdoch's right hook. >>> at & t could start installing new cable boxes in san francisco as soon as today. the board of supervisors approved the installation would an environment fall -- environmental report yesterday. it will create more options for cable and internet service. critics say the boxes will be an eyesore and will attract vandals. only on two a 62-year-old wind surfer shares her amazing story of how she survived 13 hours in the san francisco bay. >> i think i was most scared going through the bridge i was afraid i might get caught on something. it was getting cold. yes. that's why i have to keep extra swimming t
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
process more difficult. >>> time now 6:36. more fallout from rupert murdoch's news corporation. the head of the british division resigned. rebecca brooks is the one that ran news of the world. also this morning james murdoch the son of rupert murdoch is speaking out about this scandal. they plan on running apologies in newspapers all across britain. >>> this just in. more than 30 nations including the united states have decided to formerly recognize libya's main opposition group as the country's legitimate government. secretary of state hillary clinton is representing the united states at talks in turkey. in a statement today they declared moammar gadhafi has no legitimate authority in libya. diplomatic recognition of the opposition means the u.s. will be able to fund the rebels with some of the more than $30 billion in gadhafi regime assets that are frozen in american banks. >>> we are now learning about an attack plan. osama bin laden was working on when he was killed in pakistan. coming up the messages bin laden was exchanging with a senior al qaeda member about an attack. >>> your ti
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
against rupert murdoch. four senators including california's barbara boxer have called for an investigation. yesterday the fbi launched one against murdoch's company news corp. murdoch top deputy announced her resignation. >>> some people say casey anthony should be taken to a safe house after her release and be protected by bodyguards 24 hours a day. she accused her father of sexually abusing her and helping her cover up the death. that raised a lot of questions whether casey anthony will return to her parents home when she leaves prison. >> if she came to you and asked if you would let her come to your house would you allow her? >> oh, yeah. i surely would. >> reporter: gonzalez says casey anthony ruined her reputation. anthony has also been getting death threats from people believe she got away with murder. coming up at 5:45, hear from a woman in oklahoma who says the outrage over the verdict nearly caused her her life. >>> here at home, michelle le's family launched another search for the missing university student. today marked seven weeks since the 26-year-old wen
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Jul 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >>> authorities are looking to murdoch's son. james murdoch the chief operating officer of news corp. claimed he did not know about the hacking. but two former executives say he did. this comes after journalists from the news corp. tabloid news of the world tapped into phone messages of people including a teenage girl who had been murdered. murdoch shut down that tabloid earlier this month. >>> apple now has more cash than the united states government. the latest daily statement from the u.s. treasury says the government had an operating cash balance of $73.8 billion as of yesterday. apple's last earning reports said the cuper to the best ertino based company had -- >>> our julie haener is live in our newsroom now with the stories we're working on for ktvu news at 6:00. >>> nature pitted against nature. new at 6:00 the state is shipping in a bug from the amazon. it's a risky experiment. >>> plus we first showed you these top of the line washing machines that can actually save firefighters from the risk of cancer. now we learned they are not even being used. the problem with san francisco fire h
FOX
Jul 16, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >>> rupert murdoch is apologizing after a phone hacking scandal that has gotten worldwide attention. a full-page ad saying we are sorry circulated all over the uk today. murdoch's signature is seen at the bottom. now, the ads come after allegations journalists from his now defunct tabloid "news of the world" hacked into the phone messages of young murder victims and others. the publication was shut down last week. >>> in other "news of the world" tonight a deadly crackdown in syria sparks a massive response. tens of thousands filled the streets of the capital today continuing the largest protests since unrest began in the spring. some carried the coffins of slain protestors. government troops killed at least 32 people this weekend as opposition leaders met in turkey. secretary of state hillary clinton criticized the crackdown saying syria's future is up to its people. >>> double bombings in iraq today killed at least five people. a minibus exploded outside a restaurant in baghdad and another went off near a shrine in karbala. with the instability in iraq, the u.s. is considering whether to
FOX
Jul 16, 2011 10:00pm PDT
and condemnation rupert murdoch says he is sorry. the media mogul issued a signed apology today. the fallout forced murdoch to close the paper and to give up his bid to acquire rival british broadcaster sky news. next week he faces a grilling by parliament. >>> still stuck, debt talks continued in washington tonight, but there is no sign either side is about to compromise. that is in spite of repeated efforts by the president to leakate republicans and a possible white house meeting with congressional leaderrers tomorrow. molly henneberg with the latest. >> reporter: president obama says he is willing to compromise. in his weekly radio and internet address today the president argued that he is willing to include cuts or "reforms." >> to entitlements like social security and medicare, as part of the debt negotiations, which he says doesn't "make folks in my party too happy." he says that republicans should agree to certain tax hikes. the president is appealing to americans to back his plan of "shared sacrifice." >> we have to ask everyone to play their part, because we are all part of the same cou
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
from flooding. >>> more fallout for rupert murdoch news corp. the head of the british division has resigned. rebecca brookes oversaw news of the world. brookes says she's leaving because staying put would put the company at risk. here in the u.s., news corp owns the fox network and the wall street journal. >>> an emergency meet willing be held today in a civil defamation suit. anthony falsely told police the little girl was a nanny with the same name. gonzalez is asking the court to force anthony to be questioned. anthony will not attend today's hearing. >>> for thousands of devoted harry potter fans this morning the end of an era. it turned out in full wizardry galea for the midnight premier of the eighth and final harry potter movie. the first book was published in england back in 1997. that spawned a worldwide phenomenon that capture and influenced the generation that grew up with harry, ron, and hermione. >> the mug l world is out there and we are the wizards. >> there is a lot of themes in the book about friendship and love and good verses evil. >> fandago reports more than 6
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
resigned. and it's complicated. "news of the world" was a big tabloid here run by rupert murdoch's empire last sunday. the police are accused of a couple of things, it's not the top guys nasa you will but they are 0 -- necessarily but they are falling on top swords. they may have taken consider bribes from the paper for information. they hired someone who was accused of phone hacking, they hired him as a pr sometime ago f and many years ago, that he was an investigation in 2009 that was more or less clop -- concluded that police are under fire because it was considered that they didn't go far enough. when if came to murder victims, family victims, then there was a much more heated response and a lot more outrage here. that's what we're talking about now and tomorrow rupert murdoch, who was arrested yesterday, will sit in front. parliament and answer questions about what any knew about phone harking and payments -- >> as this grows, what's being done in regards to damage control? can they get their arms around this. >> well, in terms of news corporation, rupert murdoch has been issuing apo
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. brooks along with murdoch and his john james will all be ordered to testify tomorrow. >> for my part, what i would say is this -- we've taken very decisive action. we've set up a judicial inquiry that can look at all aspects of this issue. >> the prime minister is also fielding questions about his own judgment in hiring former news of the world eddieder andy -- candy kolson. he's resigned. >>> hamid karzai attended the funeral today for one of his closest advisers. this is video of him today at the funeral. two gunmen killed the karzai adviser and the parliamentaryian he was meeting with. this is the second funeral karzai has attended in less than a week. his half brother was killed last week in southern afghanistan. >>> general david petraeus handed over command of american and coalition forces in afghanistan to general john allen this. is video of the handover ceremony in kabul today. petraeus steps down after one year in charge of the more than 140,000 international troops in the country. he's retiring from the army to become director of the cia. general allen will oversee the dra
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
murdoch and his company. >> everybody's done it and we have to admit that this sort of relationship needs to be changed and put on a more healthy basis. >> reporter: murdoch addressed the point at his own hearing before members of parliament. >> in the period after the arrest. >> i wish they'd leave me alone. >> reporter: the scandal has led to the resignations of managers, journalists and top police officials. with newly launched government investigation, more could come. >> they should pursue the evidence wherever it leads. >> reporter: all this has hurt cameron's popularity. but the opposition labor party did not gain any in the polls. there's enough blame to go around on all sides. >>> how can name a special animal marking an important milestone. >>> and which foreign dignitary is in san francisco comparing notes with the mayor on two totally different topics. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >>> tomorrow, the board of bbc will meet. the meeting is crucial for james murdoch. he's the coo and the chairman. he's the one who had attempted to orchestrate -- that attempted to orchestrate the $12 billion takeover. there are questions whether he will remain chairman. >>> right now, as we speak, fire investigators in fairfield are holding this news conference about that huge plastic plants fire that started yesterday afternoon on huntington drive near travis air force base. let's listen -- let's listen in. >> we've had fire cuts. >> did that affect debting water on it? i heard -- getting water on it? i heard there were like three hydrants. >> we had in addition to that crash truck units. they are what supplieses the a- fff foam. >> can you describe any on sta kems that you ran into? we did have -- on that skims that you ran into it -- onty kells. -- obstacles that you ran into. >> well, our goal was to maintain the property. we were able to do that. we did not have any injuries and we're very closed -- pleased with that. we had three minor injuries to firefighting personal. t
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Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm PDT
says simply thank you and good-bye. rupert murdoch decided to shut down the 168-year-old tabloid amid allegations that reporters hacked into cell phones of celebrities, families of fallen soldiers and even a young murder victim. >>> well, it is day two of the royal newlyweds' california trip and the couple spent it in the sun on the polo field. prince william took part in a polo match in santa barbara this afternoon with his wife, kate watching. hundreds of people gathered at the field to catch a glimpse of the duke and duchess of cambridge. tickets to that match sold for more than $4,000. money that will now go to charity. >>> in southern california, but they probably like the weather here in northern california as well. mark is in the weather center with more. mark? >> we're happy with it as well with the fog, making this pretty cool across the region. especially inland. no longer the extreme heat. we've been talking about the 90s. warmest locations inland in the lower 80s this afternoon. right now on the maps, i can show you this on live storm tracker 2. fog hugging the coastline
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 10:00pm PDT
murdoch has withdrawn a bid to take over british company. his tabloid, news of the world admitted to hacking the voice- mail of a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped and murdered >> >> in klien, heavy rainfall triggered landslides. emergency crews rushed to evacuate and rescue people trapped by the raging waters. a landslide developed causing massive power outages in the area. >>> netflix customers rebelling. many are canning subscriptions after the company announced a price hike. prompting 10s of thousands of angry posts today. some said net flix is still a better deal than competitors >> >> online retail giant, amazon, wants to take a bite from the online giant. they plan to unveil a tablet computer, sources say it will have a 9-inch screen and be powered by google's system. >>> students who thought they would be moving into this dorm are in debt, finding out they will be moving into an area who until. we'll tell you why >> >> chief meteorologist bill martin tracking unour unusually cool weather in six minutes. when we can expect a warmup. . >>> san jose state university saying t
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Jul 17, 2011 10:00pm PDT
is a close confidant of murdoch. brooks was in charge of news of the world when she allegationly bribed police about tips on celebrities and politicians. news corp. has since shuttered that paper. >> with hindsight i wish we had handled some matters in this differently. i didn't and that's that. >> reporter: hours after brook's arrest, the head of scottland yard he finally resigned. he says they wish they would have done something differently. the police have come under fire for failing to investigation the phone hacking issue thoroughly back in 2006. executives are expecting a grilling by parliament on wednesday. >>> teenagers from around the country are enbarking on a cross cultural mission. >>> one of southern california's busiest freeway is back open today. >>> and the changes drivers will notice starting tomorrow. the 10:00 news continues in 90 seconds. >>> 32 teenagers from around the u.s. are in san francisco tonight. but likely too excited to sleep, tomorrow they head to japan for a first of its kind cultural visit dedicated to two americans who parished in that quake and tsunam
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT
will testify tomorrow along with her former boss rupert murdoch and his son. >> she remains willing to attend and answer questions. >> that panel will be the first time they were questioned in public about the scandal. lawmakers hope to learn more. >>> the california attorney general's office is reviewing the wording of a referendum that would repeal a law. kamala harris declineed to comment on the process when we spoke to her office today. her office has to okay the ballot and summary. amazon is backing a petition to get the issue on the ballot. it needs 500,000 voters signatures to qualify chairs of linked in dropped today. it had a public offering in may and traded as high -- today shares closed at $102. down $6. jp morgan said it felt the company was sound but the stock was overvalued. netflix stalks dropped $800 a share. they closed at $279 per share after the company created a firestorm by changing its price structure which will lead to higher rates for customers. >>> and worries over debt in the united states and europe had investors pulling back today on wall street. the dow fell 94.5
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Jul 10, 2011 7:00am PDT
is owned by news corps, the parent company of fox news. rupert murdoch arrived at the offices of the division. >>> a roadside bomb killed three police officers in the city of kandahar. also today, a top afghan district leader was killed by a roadside bomb. >>> leon panetta is spending the weekend in afghanistan. despite this morning's violence, he remains optimistic the u.s. will defeat al-qaeda. he met karzai and david petraeus. >> the key is that having gotten bin laden, we've now identified some of the key leadership within al-qaeda, both in pakistan as well as in yemen. >> panetta is also meeting with american troops. president obama wants to bring about 10,000 service members back home this year, and 20,000 next year. >>> a strong earthquake in japan prompted a brief tsunami warning today. a magnitude 7.3 quake shook the northeast coast, the same area devastated by the march earthquake and tsunami. residents received orders to evacuate this morning, but the tsunami order was lifted after several hours. >>> house speaker john boehner is abandoning plans to pursue a massive
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Jul 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
organization to draw in recruits. >>> :17. rupert -- 8:17. you are put murdoch's networks are set to lose ahead of the 2012 london games. it's the latest fallout from the phone-hacking scandal involving his media empire. team 2012 signed up news international as their partner. but they say the contract cannot be fulfilled as originally planned due to the closure of the tabloid. proposed changes would give australians the right to sue over serious breaches of privacy and that's something not guaranteed in current laws. murdoch aaustralian media company, news limited, has denied any wrongdoing but is launching a review of its editorial spending. >>> a group of investors is trying to pursue a second gold rush in northern california. they are trying to get an amador county gold mine back up and running so they can go back and dig for gold. the company is spending $20 million on the project. they expect to pour their very first gold bar by summer of 2012. >>> binge drinking is on the rise and the state with the highest percentage might surprise you. data from the substance abuse and mental health ad
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Jul 11, 2011 10:00pm PDT
involve murdoch reporters accessing gordon brown's financial records and his seriously ill son's medical files. another report suggests his reporters paid the queen's bodyguards to get secret information about the royal family. >>> in russia, hope is fading for 81 people still missing after an aging cruise ship sank yesterday. so far 58 bodies have been recovered. the ship was overcrowded at the time and the port engine was malfunctioning. one survivor said he saw two ships that refused to stop and help them. river cruise ships are very popular among russians. >>> u.s. defense secretary panetta visited u.s. troops today. panetta expressed his frustration that baghdad has not decided if it wants u.s. troops to remain in iraq beyond the planned withdraw at the end of this year. >>> two important votes are scheduled to take place this week that could increase tuition for students in both the uc system. the hike would cost a full time under graduate an additional $5,000 in tuition. it's not clear if the increase would go into effect in the fall or the following spring semester. >>> come thur
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Jul 15, 2011 10:00pm PDT
murdochs top employees resigned today. rebecca brooks resigned from head of the british newspaper division in charge of the top selling tabloid news of the world when reporters hacked people's cell phones and reported by bribed for information on celebrities, politicians and even 9/11 victims. the scandal spread to the u.s. late today when dow jones ceo ralph hinton resigned, influential publisher of the wall street journal. he previously ran news corp. at the height of the hacking scandal. he says he was ignorant of the misconduct but feels it is proper for him to resign. >>> so it's here, carmageddon. up next a live update from los angeles on the construction project now underway that many fear will cause weekend gridlock. >>> we'll take you to lake tahoe where the extra wet winner has created a somewhat un-- wet winter has created a somewhat unusual situation there. >> we're going to talk about temperatures, slightly warmer than today and a lot of fog, maybe some drizzle for your bay area weekend. from >>> the traffic nightmare southern california has dreaded for weeks has officially be
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Jul 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
released on bond. rupert murdoch's protege and former secretary was arrested by scotland yard in the ever growing corruption scandal. brooks was in charge of the tabloid news of the world when reporters alleged lid hacked phone messages and bribed police for tips on celebrities, politicians, even crime and terrorism victims. her release comes following the resignation of the head the scotland yard today. >> ed as commission a carry the ultimate responsibility for the position we find ourselves in. with hindsight, i wish we had judged matters involved in this affair differently. i didn't and that is it. >>. >> at brupt resignation of the head of the scotland yard caught many by surprise. sir paul stephanson felt the scandal would distract from police efforts to prepare for next year's summer olympics in london. >>> the health of egypt's ousted president is causing concern in the middle east after hosni mubarak received a stroke and quickly said the exiled leader suffered dizziness, but is in stable condition. mubarak is to face trial in two weeks on charges that he ordered the killing of
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Jul 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
with murdoch are scheduled before parliament to announce their plans. cameron is asking them to delay the break to discuss that investigation. >>> the standoff in washington, d.c. on how to deal with the federal debt limit moves to the house and senate floor this week. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the latest proposal from republicans. >> reporter: high level talks at the white house appear to have ended for now as house republicans push ahead with a vote on what is called the cut, cap, and balance bill. it would require both houses pass a constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget. raise the debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion. and cap annual federal spending. it's a largely symbolic bill driven by conservatives that will come up for a vote in the house tomorrow. it has little chance of passing the senate. but republicans want to make the point balancing the federal budget is the top priority. >> the real deal would be an amendment to our constitution without that we are just going to talk to each other and run america into the ground. >> reporter: work is also
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
its summer break. tomorrow a former deputy a top deputy to rupert murdoch, rebecca brooks is scheduled to appear before parliament to answer questions. parliament is scheduled to head off on summer break wednesday but cameron is asking them to delay the break to discuss the phone hacking investigation. >>> former south african president nelson mandela celebrated his 93rd birthday today. and earlier today students in south africa sang a special version of happy birthday before starting his low sons. he's celebrating with his family. >>> you won't need to call the fire department if you see smoke or flames in the hills near wood side later this morning. stanford university are testing some new fire fighting equipment at the jasper ridge biological reserve. they want to test fire retar dents and sue -- retardants and see how they work. it will start at 10:00 this morning and will continue through noon. >>> the talks to end the nfl lockout. todayly be meeting with a federal mediator in new york city. they are very close to a deal that would save this falls pro football season. the nfl seas
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Jul 20, 2011 5:00am PDT
records of 9/11 victims during testimony yesterday news corp ceo rupert murdoch said there was no evidence that happened. >>> time now 5:46 the taliban is denying reports that the group's leader is dead. a spokesman says someone hacked into his phone and sent out a fake message to journalists saying the leader has died. he has lead the decade long insurgency. he ruled most of afghanistan as leader of his taliban government. >>> san francisco supervisors also voted to monitor the cell phone radiation laws. they are now required to educate users about potential health risks but the new ordnance does not require the disclosure of riddance levels like a previous law passed last year. >>> only on 2. the lost altos wind surfer. the 62-year-old residence from lost altos said when she got stranded and the wind died down. her radio and beacon did not work. to stay alive she had to cling to her wind surfing board and tread for hours. she was not scared until the tide pulled her toward the pilings of the san mateo bridge. >> i think i was most scared going through the the bridge. i was afraid i might
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Jul 22, 2011 5:00am PDT
of rupert murdoch's news corp. separately, the fbi is investigating whether news corp tried to hack into voicemails of september 11th victims. >>> the man accused of threatening to kill senator box certify expect -- senator boxer is expected to make a plea in court today. the prosecutor said that he left a series of threatening voice mails. the police say that it was not related to boxer's political position. he was up set with tensions -- upset with tensions with public safety officers. >>> a 13-year-old virginia boy is recovering this morning after getting hit in the neck by a bamboo stick. the story may be graphic for some viewers. he was playing ninjas with his friend. and when he jumped, the still went forward and impaled his neck. his father immediately rushed him to the hospital. >> i'm thinking that i might pass out, maybe during the surgery and maybe it will start gushing and they may not be able to save me and hoping it did not hit anything important. >> it did not hit any arteries. they managed to get the stick out after five hours. >> wow! >> a strong young man. that was
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Jul 22, 2011 10:00pm PDT
picked up the weapon and are looking for that person now. >>> james murdoch knew that phone hacking was not limited to one single reporter at the paper. meanwhile here in the u.s. there are reports the justice department is preparing subpoenas as it investigating whether families of 9/11 victims had their phones hacked. >>> in haiti, former president bill clinton met with marchell marteli to talk about reinstating the education system. that could enable 10,000 students to return to class this fall. >>> in italy, a nationwide strike by transportation workers left some tourists and locals on alert. they've been working without a contract for four years. >>> stocks finished the week on wall street with mixed results. disappointing results from caterpillar sent the nasdaq down. business are buying more computers and software boosting sales and profits at ibm, intel and microsoft. all three companies announced this week they beat analyst expectations. microsoft says companies are snatching up copies of its windows seven operating system. it's office software and programs geared toward se
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Jul 9, 2011 7:00am PDT
. jarrod loughner has been charged and he has pleaded not guilty. >>> billionaire tycoon rupert murdoch is flying london today to kress a growing newspaper scandal, shutting down the 168- year-old tabloid news of the world tomorrow. british police yesterday arrested a former world employee. authorities say the tabloid looked for dirt by hacking into the voice mails of celebrities and politicians. the final straw came this week when the paper in 2002 list end to and even deleted voice mails of a missing schoolgirl who was later found murdered. >>> casey anthony apparently does not want to see it her mother. a florida correctional official says anthony refused to see her mom last night in jail. this comes just days after a jury cleared her on charges she murdered her daughter caylee three years ago. cindy anthony testified for both the prosecution and the defense during her daughter's trial. casey is set to be released from jail on july 17th. >>> and while casey anthony was -- has avoided the most serious charges she still has a civil trial to deal with. anthony told investigators her nan
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Jul 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
some bay area residents early this morning. and rupert murdoch under fire, the new apology from the media mogul as a hacking scandal continues to grow. and the online deal too good to be true! the unbelievable cheap price for apple's ipad 2. go! go! completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and chase what matters. . >>> 48 ahead, did you feel it? the overnight earthquake jolting people out of their beds across the bay area this morning. we'll have the latest details on a hayward shoot that has ties to a high-profile bay area case. >> low clouds, fog and drizzle this morning. what you can expect for your saturday, coming up! and the 405 freeway is shut down. but will southland commuters be able to avoid karma get on? that's coming up on mornings on two. >> let's go over to rosemary who is watching the chilly morning. >> good morning to you! our temperatures not too bad but when you add the clouds, maybe a little breeze, just cool th
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Jul 7, 2011 7:00am PDT
for information on scream series. again we're hearing that james murdoch says the paper will publish its last ion sunday. >>> a mu report indicates that many of president obama's staff got raises last year. 54% of white house staffers received raises. the average pay raise was 8%. that's a lot more than the 3% raise most americans gave their employees. the white house salary went down to 37.1 million. >>> we're now hearing that elizabeth smart has sign a teal 1 deal with abc news to be an on-air comment staters. a spokesperson says she will focus on missing childrensant child an duction cases. they say -- abduction cases. she will be on the air in a few weeks. she was kidnapped when she was 11 years ole. she was help -- old. she was held captive for 18 years. >>> we'll take a quick break and be right back. >>> welcome back. someone at hilton hotels may have had a lot of sometime to think about summer vacations. there is a new survey that shows 36% of americans would take a free vary kay with their boss. only 14 -- vacation with their loss -- with their boss. half said they wouldn't do it. the sam
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Jul 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
/11 victims. >> new this morning murdoch is issuing a public apology set to be printed this weekend. i realize that simply apologizing is not enough. our business was founded on the idea that a free and open press should be a positive force in society and we need to live up to this. also british media says they're meeting with the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose found was hacked by the news of the world. >>> our time is 8:57. let's look at the big congestion problems in the south bay. tara. >> reporter: that's right. we have the earlier accident off 880. it has been cleared but the back up still persists and a new accident has popped up on 101. 8:57 here. >>> thank you, tara. on this friday low clouds, some sun but it is staying cool, 60s coast. 70s around the bay and inland. then just subtle changes into the weekend. warmer the middle of next week. >> that's it for us. thank you very watching, everyone.
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am PDT
been intercepted. >>> during testimony yesterday, rupert murdoch said there was no evidence that ever occurred about police officers and 911 victims' phone calls. >>> still to come -- the changes the rangers are about to make to their stadium. >>> and why the city is asking whether you will pay $80 each year in texas -- each year in taxes. >>> the city will ask voters to approve an $80 a year parcel tax. mayor quan said the measure would raise $11 million annually. the money would men pay for police officer, city workers and libraries. >>> the texas rangers are making safety changes to their ballpark following the death of a fan there earlier this month. ballpark officials plan to raise the railings to 42 inches. right now they are only at 26 inches but that's still move the -- above the minimum requirement. a firefighter two attacks ago plunged to his death while reaching for a baseball thrown to him by josh hamilton. >>> merc doe today could make landfill within the next 36 hours -- hurricane dora could make landfall within the next 36 hours. the mexican government is preparing shel
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Jul 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
will ask police to investigate a claim contradicting james murdoch's testimony to a parliament committee. james and his father testified on tuesday. both men said they did not know about the widespread hone cracking going on. the two former news initial ectives say they james -- ect -- the news -- the new two former news workers say they told them about it. >>> the cast of twilight previewed scenes at comicconn. the film's director of twilight says he's not worried about any potential criticism for that movie. and also mike judge made the announcement of the comeback version of beav vis and butthead -- beavis and buthead went off the air almost 15 years ago. >>> some people say a recent ad campaign by the california milk board is not funny. what the milk board is doing in response to criticism. >>> and corn that tastes like candy and the popular snack has not grown far in the bay area. plan >>> san francisco's love evolution is making a move across the bay. for eight years, an electronic dance party was held in san francisco. last year, the city pulled the plug on the event because of th
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Jul 26, 2011 7:00am PDT
wars department. >>> nick davis is gonna write a book about the scandal that embarrassed rupert murdoch. so far ten people have been arrested. the book will be titled "hack attack -- how the truth caught up with the world's most powerful man." a ten should hit -- and it should hit stores next year. >>> a family whose loved one was involved in a shootout with police want the truth. we'll tell you who they hired to get some answers. >>> welcome back. the family of kenneth harding, the man who was killed by police, say they don't believe the story they are being told. they were at office of john burns discussing this. police say he died at first by officers. but then the medical examiner said he probably died on his own because the gun he had did not -- because the gun who -- the gun that killed him did not belong to officers. >>> arnold schwarzenegger is tweeting encouraging news about his 13 idea son, christopher. he was injured in a body boarding accident and suffered broken ribs and a collapsed lung. he also thanked people for their support and prayers. >>> the exnim -- the next time y
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